£250,000 plans brewing to create new visitor experience at John O’Groats

1st November 2019

Ambitious plans are being drawn up to transform a landmark building at John O’Groats into a new tourist attraction based on locally brewed craft ale. John O’Groats Brewery is proposing to create a brewery, tasting room and visitor centre at the Last House, which has been unoccupied for almost a year. A planning application for […]

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Gail Ross’s push to help rural communities

30th October 2019

NORTH MSP Gail Ross has launched a consultation on a proposed bill to address the needs of rural areas. She is calling for feedback between now and the end of January with the aim of giving remote mainland communities the kind of protection Scotland’s islands already have. The main chamber of Wick Town Hall was […]

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Updates from Our Members 30/10/2019

30th October 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: Arch Henderson LLP – Engineering Project of the Year The Dublin Ro-Ro Jetty Project, delivered by Arch Henderson LLP and partners, has been shortlisted for the ‘Engineering Project of the Year’ at the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2019. […]

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October 2019 Executive Magazine

24th October 2019

See an online copy of the latest Executive Magazine which is published monthly. The October edition includes a double page spread on the Chamber annual dinner from page 60. We submit information from members for inclusion within the magazine on a first come, first served basis. Members can submit to us, a short editorial piece […]

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Updates from Our Members 23/10/2019

23rd October 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd – Beatrice offshore wind farm shortlisted three times in Scottish Green Energy Awards The Beatrice offshore wind farm, located 13km off the coast of Caithness, has been shortlisted for Best Engagement, Best Practice, and […]

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Highland Chambers of Commerce unite to oppose visitor levy

18th October 2019

The three chambers of commerce in the Highlands have joined forces to strongly oppose the introduction of a tourist tax in the region, arguing it would be an unwelcome additional levy on the hard-pressed industry. Inverness, Caithness and Lochaber chambers, which together represent 820 companies, outline their stance in a submission to Highland Council’s consultation […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce comments on proposed Brexit agreement

17th October 2019

Commenting on the announcement that the UK and EU negotiators have come to an agreement, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC), said: “On the surface this is good news but the devil is in the detail. The huge effort by UK and EU negotiators to get us this […]

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Beatrice offshore wind farm shortlisted three times in Scottish Green Energy Awards

17th October 2019

The Beatrice offshore wind farm is in contention for three honours at the 2019 Scottish Green Energy Awards. The awards will see 44 individuals, companies and projects vie for prizes in 12 categories at a ceremony in Edinburgh later this year. The £2.5 billion Beatrice scheme is shortlisted for best engagement, best practice and outstanding […]

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Updates from Our Members 16/10/2019

16th October 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: BBM Solicitors – BBM Solicitors are delighted to have been recommended by a second leading legal directory in the space of a few weeks Caithness Voluntary Group – Tesco Bags of Help Winners Caithness Voluntary Group – Volunteer […]

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Dunnet Bay toasting success after Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year triumph

16th October 2019

A CAITHNESS business toasted its success after being named the Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year. Dunnet Bay Distillers won the prestigious award at a ceremony attended by almost 600 guests in Glasgow on Thursday night. The firm, which was started just five years ago, also collected a gold award for its Rock Rose Premium […]

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